HPU Assistant Professor of Human
Resource Management (HRM) Dr. Cheryl Crozier Garcia has earned
the Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR) certification
from the Human Resources Certification Institute (HRCI).
The certification signifies that Crozier Garcia possesses the
theoretical knowledge and practical experience in human resource
management necessary to pass a rigorous examination demonstrating
a mastery of the body of knowledge in the field.
To become certified, an applicant must pass a comprehensive examination
and demonstrate a strong background of professional human resource
Certification as a human resource professional clearly demonstrates
a commitment to personal excellence and to the human resource
profession,” said Susan Meisinger, SPHR, president and
CEO of the Society for Human Resource Management.
An HPU faculty member since 1994, Crozier Garcia is the faculty
sponsor of HPU’s SHRM student chapter and coaches the team
at the Hawai‘i HR Games. She currently serves as one of
eight national directors of the HRCI.
In addition to her HR involvement, Crozier Garcia is certified
in worker’s compensation law and hazard control and has
10 years of experience in the insurance industry where she specialized
in life and health underwriting.
Crozier Garcia earned a B.A. in Management from Antioch College,
an MBA from HPU, and a Ph.D. in applied management from Walden